M.A. & Ph.D Programs

The master’s program emphasizes a broad range of philosophical areas, while the doctoral program prepares students for specialized work leading to the dissertation.

Research Strengths

Embryonic-Cells

Bioethics & Philosophy of Medicine

We strive to understand what health and health care are (medical epistemology) and what they ought to be (medical ethics)…
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Socially Engaged Philosophy of Science

Because of the important roles that science plays in contemporary society, we use tools from the philosophy of science to understand both descriptive and normative aspects of science…
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Social & Political Thought

Our work is in an area in which traditional debates over justice, freedom, and political obligation are increasingly joined in contemporary philosophy by concerns with inequality, power, identity…

Science

Environmental Philosophy & Ethics

Our work covers topics such as agricultural ethics, environmental justice, values in environmental sciences, food sovereignty, ecofeminism, …

Take Courses In

Philosophy of Mind

Feminist Philosophy 

Central Issues in Ethics

Plato & Aristotle

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